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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT JWI FILTER PRESSES

Why is my filter press leaking and squirting out from between the plates during feed?

Have you made any recent changes to the plate stack that could be causing this? If not, possible causes are:

  1. Solids build-up on sealing surfaces.
    What to do:  Use nylon cleaning spatula to remove cake from sealing surface.

  2. The hydraulic pressure is not to recommended specifications.
    What to do:  Adjust to required pressure.

  3. The feed pressure is too high.
    What to do:  Adjust to required pressure.

  4. There is a wrinkle or hole in the filter cloth.
    What to do:  Replace the filter cloth.

  5. If you have gasketed plates, your gaskets may be loose or torn.
    What to do:  Reinstall or replace gaskets.

  6. Call 800-245-3006

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